Confirmed coronavirus cases in Oklahoma rise by record 993


OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Oklahoma has increased by a record 993 with four additional deaths due to COVID-19, the disease caused by the virus, the Oklahoma State Department of Health reported Tuesday.

The previous daily record for reported cases was 858 on July 7.

The state reported total 21,738 cases of the virus and 428 deaths, up from 21,745 cases and 424 deaths reported Monday. The actual number of positive cases is likely much higher since many people haven't been tested and some who get the disease don't show symptoms.

The health department re...

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